Recent field trials with the antenna show that someone lost at sea wearing a life vest equipped with this new technology can be pinpointed within minutes.
Its high flexibility and small size make this antenna unique, given that the Cospas-Sarsat radio frequencies are so low. With such low frequencies, an antenna is usually much larger.If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or StumbleUpon. Thanks
“This, and that the antenna works in the extreme conditions at sea, make this technology quite useful.”